With soccer season here, questions have been raised whether the Lady Wildcats can equal up to last season's record-breaking success.
During halftime of a recent non-region visit to Portal High School Richmond Hill head coach Wade Wright encouraged his team to "finish what they started".
Mark your calendars for Feb. 23 as the annual BCHS alumni baseball game will take place at Redskin Field. All past players are invited to play in the game, and everyone is encouraged to come out.
Not until Xavier Owens' 3 point desperation shot rang off the rim at the final buzzer did the Richmond Hill Wildcats finally concede on their second potential win of the season. While it was another gut wrenching end, the 43-40 loss to visiting Metter gave the team another reason to walk off with their heads up high.
As the 2006-2007 basketball season nears its close, the prior determination of the Lady Redskins seems to be fizzling out. The frustration is seen on the players' faces and in their actions, such as the technical foul call on Liz Cross Saturday night. With two tough losses this weekend, the BCHS girls saw defeat by Calvary Baptist 57-31 and by Savannah Country Day 60-30, but there were moments when the girls put all of this aside and fought like champions.
Outsized and outgunned, the Bryan County Redskins were driven to two losses on Friday and Saturday by two highly ranked Region 3-A teams. Calvary Baptist powered their way to a 78-43 win, while Savannah Country Day beat the Redskins with a solid 76-50 victory.
The Lady Wildcats are looking strong heading into the upcoming regionals. Although they suffered a 70-31 loss to top-seeded Hepzibah, they came away with victories over Portal and Metter.
RHS soccer signups: Richmond Hill Soccer Club registration is now open. Register online through Feb. 16 at www.RHRASoccer.com. There will be teams for ages 4-14. Cost is $25 for U6-U8 and $45 for U10-U14. Computers are available at the public library. Email questions to RHRASoccer@comcast.net.
Bryan County High School basketball star Liz Cross has a lot to be proud of. Her strong community and school involvement aside, Cross is an undeniable powerhouse on the basketball court. That's why she's the first Bryan County Athlete of the Month for 2007.
After getting beat in their first meeting at St. Vincents in a fairly close but not so inspiring performance, head coach Wade Wright and his Richmond Hill team had to be thinking of the rematch with the Saints that would come at the Wildcat gym this past Friday. They had to be thinking that they are the better team, thinking that this season's future rests on that game.
On Jan. 22, the Hendrix Park Youth Recreation Association kicked off their basketball season. Featured was an event in which each team got to play two games each in the 8 and under division.
Coach Butler's Lady Redskins can't seem to find the win, but with powerhouse Liz Cross, they know it's in there somewhere.
After their first win of the season, against Bryan County, Richmond Hill had hopes of beginning on a road to more victories. Head coach Tom Morris had spoke of turning a corner, but that road and corner has proved a bit treacherous on this last leg of the season as the Wildcats fell to highly touted Liberty County 56-26 on Tuesday before being devastated at home Friday, in a game they had thought was win-able, at the hands of Benedictine 55-29.
On Jan. 20-21 in Hilton Head, SC, the Richmond Hill Lady Raiders U-12 girls 3v3 soccer team came in first at the IRC 2007 Hilton Head Open.
The Richmond Hill High School wrestlers traveled to BC on Jan. 26, winning 11 out of 18 matches between BC, Country Day, and Jenkins High. The Mat Cats continued to show their tenacity, having more wins than loses against each team. Hopes are high as the final matches of the season approach at Savannah Arts on Jan. 30 and Brunswick High on Feb. 6. The Mat Cats Booster Club will hold a yard sale on ...
SOCIAL CIRCLE - More than 300,000 hunters pursue the white-tailed deer in Georgia. As a reminder to hunters, there was a regulation change in the number of available days to take deer of either sex depending on the type of equipment used and the area of the hunt, beginning this month.
STATESBORO - Work has begun to build Georgia Southern University's $5.8 million Shooting Sports Education Center.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - The period for public comments on Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division upcoming deer-management plan will end Friday.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - The Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division is offering an online course on hunter education.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Given the amount of rainfall this spring and summer, there should be lots of water and plenty of places to go duck hunting later this month, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.
The public shooting range at Richmond Hill Wildlife Management Area will close for an estimated two months beginning Nov. 15, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.
STATESBORO - The sixth annual Statesboro 5K Turkey Trot will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, in Statesboro.
Richmond Hill High School improved to 6-0 overall and 3-0 in Region 3-AAAAA with a 35-20 win over Effingham County on Friday night at Wildcat Stadium.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Georgia boat owners with expired registrations are encouraged to renew their boat decals before Oct. 24, when a new state law adding a $10 late fee for registration renewal after expiration will be implemented.
The annual Sunbury 5K Road Race is Saturday. The run, Presented by Merritt & Grinstead, Attorneys at Law, Hinesville, starts at 9 a.m. with packet pick-up at Merchants Wharf Condos.
SKIDAWAY ISLAND - More than a dozen underwater robotic vehicles called "gliders" will be launched simultaneously this month in a massive, cooperative project involving 10 East Coast research institutions, including the University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Many hunters utilize tree stands to give them a leg up on their quarry. However, sometimes these are improperly installed or show signs of wear after several years.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Those needing a hunter-education course before deer season have three options to make that happen.
COVINGTON - The Georgia Wildlife Federation, through the Foundation's State Giving Program, last week received a $35,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation to assist with Georgia Hunters for the Hungry.
Free celebrations are planned in the area for National Hunting and Fishing Day on Sept. 28, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.